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The Wreck of the Young England
Sunday 14th November 1852 Daylight fresh gales with rain ESE. Sunset, fresh gales with rain ESE. Night fresh breezes and hazy, clear and cloudy with showers at times ESE. The state of the weather prevented me attending at church. I wrote to Mr Walsh respecting the “Grace and Ann”, at 9 we observed rockets and lights near Balbriggan , I and Clark walked there at 12 o’clock. Met Mr Barett who told us a ship was on shore on his north guard.
The Coastguard Cutter Vol 7 No10
Oct 2009:
In 1838 William Darling, the Longstone Lighthouse keeper, and his daughter Grace, rescued four men and a woman from the "Forfarshire" wrecked near the Lighthouse....